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Alkermes Announces 2021 Alkermes Inspiration Grants® Program to Support Innovative Programs Focused on People Affected by Addiction, Serious Mental Illness or Cancer

Competitive Grants Program Application Period to Begin on May 20, 2021
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DUBLIN, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) today announced that the company will begin accepting applications for its Alkermes Inspiration Grants® program beginning on May 20, 2021. Now in its fifth year, this competitive grants program will provide up to a total of $500,000 in grants to assist nonprofit organizations in their work to address the needs of people living with addiction, serious mental illness or cancer.

Medtronic Receives “World Changing Idea” Recognition

Fast Company awards seek out ingenuity, impact, and passion to solve world problems
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Unprecedented pandemic response. First-of-its-kind heart technology. And innovation in reducing certain heart surgery-related infections. All of these Medtronic healthcare innovations are among the 2021 World Changing Ideas recognized on May 4, 2021 by Fast Company.

Alkermes to Showcase Data From Psychiatry Portfolio at Upcoming Scientific Conferences Throughout Mental Health Awareness Month

New Outcomes Research in Patients With Schizophrenia or Bipolar I Disorder to be Presented
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DUBLINMay 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- Alkermes plc (Nasdaq: ALKS) recently announced plans to present clinical data and outcomes research from its psychiatry portfolio at three scientific conferences during Mental Health Awareness Month in May. The meetings, all held virtually, include:

The Current State of Aseptic Processing & Fill-finish Manufacturing

Providing patients with contaminant-free drug products that are as effective and safe as possible is the core demand of the fill-finish process.
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What is aseptic processing?

Alkermes Supports Mental Health Clinical Research

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Alongside the The STARR Coalition, we recognize the need to support mental health research. Scientific, evidence-based mental health research is essential. To learn more about our commitment to supporting mental health clinical research and how to take actionable steps, visit: https://bit.ly/3bSkreC 

Gilead Presents: Episode 2 - Realizing Possible

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As COVID-19 began to spread around the world, Gilead employees worked around the clock to advance the company’s investigational antiviral.

In the next episode of our “Possible” series, meet Laura Bauer, a scientist in the company’s Formulation and Process Development group. Learn how she worked with her team, colleagues at Gilead, and partners across a wide manufacturing and supply chain network to expand production.

With Lenovo, TechsoMed Is Spurring a Revolution in Cancer Treatment

The partnership between TechsoMed and Lenovo is enabling physicians to target cancer with never before seen precision.
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To treat cancerous tumors, physicians have long relied on surgery, chemotherapy and radiation — highly invasive treatments that push patients’ bodies to their limits. Surgically removing tumors requires long hospital stays, recovery times and extensive follow-ups. In the near future, all of this might change. 

Smarter Technology Is Turning Deadly Venom Into Potential Medicine

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Dr. Zoltan Takacs uses a ThinkPad to analyze some of the world's deadliest toxins and turn them into medicine leads.

Most people avoid venomous creatures. Dr. Zoltan Takacs has spent his life chasing them.

The renowned scientist and explorer seeks out the venoms of some of the world’s deadliest creatures — snakes, spiders, scorpions and more — with the hope that their lethal toxins will provide a template for designing new medicines. The basic logic behind his method: What can kill you just might save your life.

FedEx Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines Grows, Reaches 100 Million Vaccine Doses Delivered

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Statement from Don Colleran, president and CEO of FedEx Express on COVID-19 vaccine transportation

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Statement from Don Colleran, president and CEO of FedEx Express on COVID-19 vaccine transportation

Alkermes Employee Reflects on His Family's Experience with Cancer and How It Impacts His Work

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This Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month, Peter, an Alkermes employee, shares his personal connection to this type of #cancer and the immense impact it has had on an important person in his life. 

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